From aromatic basil to zesty mint, here are some inspiring ideas to help you cultivate a thriving windowsill herb garden that adds a touch of green elegance to your living space.
There is no ultimate compendium for homesteading, but there are several excellent books on the topic. Homesteading covers many different topics and themes, making it impossible to find a single book that covers everything. This post looks at my top 20 homesteading books.
Hugelkultur is a method of raised bed gardening that involves creating a mound out of logs, branches, and other organic materials, which then decompose over time and provide nutrients for the plants. The technique is designed to improve soil fertility, water retention, and plant growth. This post is diving into everything hügelkultur related so you can arm yourself with the best low maintenance options for your garden that are also incredibly beneficial.
Setting up an herb garden is an ideal way to start experimenting with the many uses of herbs. Herbs are one of the easiest plants to grow and should have a place in any home cook’s garden.
This weekly round-up is all about the garden, working with Moose, how to buy a homestead in Australia and heading to the Maker’s Market next week!
In this weekly round-up, we talk about chicken coops, gardens, the weather, a brioche recipe and smoked meat!
This weekly round-up has lots of fun in the garden, some more stockpiling prep and work on the palatial chicken coop!
This weekly round-up is all about sourdough, chickens, block clearing and burning off, and a new social media for homesteaders series.
Another productive week as we near the middle of the year. Before you know it we’ll be getting ready for spring planting and complaining about the heat! Read on to see what we did this week!
Kitchen gardens, also known as potager gardens are smaller style plots that follow principles of garden design to create an area that is ornamental and productive. This type of garden grows seasonal produce and flowers and has a flow to it that is different from a garden with ruler straight rows and unsightly muddy walkways. This post will introduce the concept of the potager garden and why it can be beneficial on your homestead.